Melissa Humphries, MT-BC
Melissa is a board-certified music therapist, specializing in the treatment of individuals with autism and developmental disorders. She has been practicing for thirteen years and holds a bachelor of music therapy degree from Tennessee Technological University. Over the past thirteen years, Melissa has worked at numerous centers and schools that treat individuals with autism and related disabilities throughout Middle Tennessee.
Melissa has experience with a wide variety of clientele, including mental retardation, pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), cerebral palsy, Downs Syndrome, the elderly, impulse control disorder, substance abuse, physical rehabilitation, attention deficit disorder, hearing impaired, visually impaired, bipolar, borderline personality, and medical issues.
Melissa has presented numerous workshops at the state level on topics including music therapy and autism and creative therapy processes. She is the Past President of the Tennessee Association of Music Therapy, serving until June 2012. Melissa is a member of the American Music Therapy Association and the Certification Board for Music Therapists. She has also been a licensed Kindermusik® educator since 2005.
Melissa currently resides in Nashville, TN.
(888) MUS-BRDGES || (888) 687-2734
Jason McGlynn, MT
Jason grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and earned his Bachelor’s degree at Baldwin Wallace University. Jason works with Musical Bridges providing music therapy services as well as lessons for piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion.
Jason has had experience working with various clients in multiple settings including but not limited to: adults and children with developmental disabilities, children and teens with Autism, teens with Cerebral Palsy, children with seizure disorder, and elderly individuals in a nursing home. Outside of music therapy, he has had experience teaching non-western percussion classes, and counseling at-risk adolescents in a treatment program.
During his spare time Jason enjoys going on hikes and site seeing around the city.
Jason currently resides in Nashville, TN.